Development In Iraq
September 1, 2014
An explosion in Iraq's western city of Ramadi has killed at least 37 people.
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic State militants.
August 31, 2014
Islamic State militants have abducted several dozen female Yazidis and sold them to fellow militants in Syria.
Iraqi forces have broken the siege on the town of Amerli where thousands of civilians have been trapped by Islamic State militants.
PM sets out tough new anti-terror measures in response to heightened threat
The strikes are meant to thwart Islamic State attacks on the 15,000 residents of the besieged town of Amerli
Saudi Arabia’s monarch King Abdullah has warned that the West will be the next target of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists sweeping across Syria and Iraq, unless there is "rapid" action.
August 30, 2014
Iraqi officials reported Saturday two separate bombings in Baghdad which killed at least 13 soldiers.
August 29, 2014
Tanker with $100 million Iraqi oil goes dark off Texas coast
The ISIL group has released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a Kurdish man in the city of Mosul.
August 28, 2014
Amid a powerful Kurdish offensive, ISIS militants were driven from the Ain Zalah oil field, but not before setting fire to three of the field's wells.
According to the Arab-language Al-Mayadin television network, the Hermes Model drone was shot down near Baghdad Airport, the third Israeli UAV to be intercepted in last week.
A US prosecutor says four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards, who were put on trial in the US months ago over the 2007 killings, shot dead unarmed Iraqi civilians, including women and children.
Iraqi army officials say the military has regained control of al-Hamra village.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has estimated that at least 400 German citizens are fighting alongside the ISIL militants in Syria and Iraq.